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Apr 1, 2020, 6:37 PM
West Africa: How to be free from ‘food slavery’
Liberia, for that matter all the SW African Countries, receive good amount of rainfall compared to the sub-Saharan African countries like, Libya, Saudi Arabia. Ironically one country is rich in oil and the other in water. Let us see...
Mar 17, 2020, 11:05 AM
Water crisis in South Africa: Solution within the government’s hand
A recent report published by the World Wide Fund says the socio-economic development of South Africa (SA) is severely affected by the recent drought and water scarcity. Agricultural sector is badly affected due to food exports (maize). Since a...
Mar 8, 2020, 1:55 PM
Food & water: Security or independence — which is better?
Adopting Mesopotamia tribe’s barter system is in one way good for the countries under the current food and water security situation. Currently countries want to be food independent and not food secured. This is possible only when sufficient water...
Mar 4, 2020, 8:57 AM
Mesopotamian barter system and food security
Ensuring food security for the world population is a challenge. Across the countries there are about 800 million people who are deprived of having healthy food. While this is so, globally tons of food is wasted that could feed...
I am a Retired chair professor from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and currently teach at IIT Hyderabad. I have 200 publications in the above fields and have supervised 25 Ph D students.